As my middle schooler progresses through life, I am learning as much about graceful failures as he is. One thing, as parents, that we have to embrace is the beauty of the productive struggle.
During the holiday season many people reflect on their year and are inspired to donate and give back. The charitable season gets kicked off with #GivingTuesday (November 28) and will continue through the year end.
We have had a wonderful, long journey together. (17 months today to be exact.) Honestly, I didn’t ever think we would make it this long. My thought was by 12 months or so you would get bored with me and be ready to explore life on your own. But you still found a way to […]
when I reflect on it-we’ve had many family get togethers in the last few years that have included added fun because of some simple games. And, its become another way to not only engage but get to know each other better
I’m super excited to be a contributor for Omaha Moms Blog because I can connect with other moms through my writing. Because of my husband’s work schedule, I am often doing the mom thing at home while he’s out of town, which leads to an interesting perspective.
Holiday traditions are something I hold sacred. I love all things holidays and all things traditions. Thanksgiving is no exception for me.
Today is World Prematurity Day. According to bliss.org, the theme for this year is #PrematurityIs. Our youngest son, Easton, was born at 33 weeks and 5 days.
Did you know that November 16th, is Children’s Grief Awareness day? Neither did I. “Children’s Grief Awareness Day is designed to help us all become more aware of the needs of grieving children — and of the benefits they obtain through the support of others. Children’s Grief Awareness Day is an opportunity to make sure […]
Two years ago our family moved 25 miles north of Omaha, to Missouri Valley, for my husband Mike’s job. He commutes between Council Bluffs, Omaha, and Sioux City doing bridge and heavy highway construction (sorry about those road delays around I-80!). We love being part of the greater Omaha area and the ways both big […]
A few months ago my youngest child and I walked to the kindergarten doors, on the first day of school, for the last time. This is one of many days I turn her over to dozens of kids and adults that I know little more about than their title of Miss, Mr. or Mrs. She will […]